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$1.8 million upgrade to soil testing centre to boost agriculture in South Australia

27 December 2018

Australia’s grains, horticulture and wine industries will benefit from a $1.8 million upgrade to the South Australian Research and Development Institute’s Molecular Diagnostic Centre (MDC), which conducts vital diagnostic soil testin…

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Livestock and pet owners urged to prepare for heat

24 December 2018

Livestock owners are being urged to ensure to take special care of their animals over the coming days with severe to extreme temperatures forecast across most of the state.

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Lions clubs and FaB mentors helping to deliver drought support this Christmas

20 December 2018

The State Government's Family and Business (FaB) Support mentors program has joined forces with the Australian Lions Foundation to deliver $100,000 worth of financial aid to drought-affected farmers and farming families just in time for Christmas.…

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'Eat it or bin it' if you're travelling this Christmas

19 December 2018

Visiting friends and family are being reminded to ‘Eat It or Bin It’ this festive season and avoid putting the state’s fruit fly free status at risk by bringing any fresh fruit and vegetables back into South Australia or the Riverla…

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Nominations open for Ag Town of the Year Award

18 December 2018

In a bid to crown South Australia’s Ag Town of the Year, the State Government is opening nominations for the inaugural awards today.

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Nominations now open for new recreational fishing advisory council

17 December 2018

Nominations are now open for the new Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council.

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Loxton Fruit Fly community meeting

14 December 2018

Residents and producers within the 1.5km outbreak area will have an opportunity to receive the latest updates on the fruit fly eradication response around Loxton at a community meeting.

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Safeguarding our future Snapper stocks

14 December 2018

Changes to managing South Australia’s iconic snapper including spatial closures in both the Spencer Gulf and Gulf St Vincent have been agreed, following consultation with the commercial, charter and recreational fishing sectors.

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Forest Industry Advisory Council announced

13 December 2018

South Australia’s forest and forest products sector is set to benefit from a new Forest Industry Advisory Council that will help drive the industry forward.

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Riverland call to action on Fruit Fly

12 December 2018

A call to action has been issued for the entire Riverland community to eradicate waste material that could be a host for fruit fly after an outbreak of Q-fly was detected in Loxton on Thursday.

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